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Hong Kong Officer Fires Shot, and Police Use Water Cannons at Protest

HONG KONG — Hong Kong police officers on Sunday drew pistols on protesters who were charging them with sticks, and one appeared to fire a warning shot into the air after another officer fell, as a weekend of violent clashes brought [...]

Brazil Marshals Forces to Fight Amazon Fires (and Restore ‘Positive Perception’)

RIO DE JANEIRO — Rocked by global outrage and threats of economic losses over its handling of fires raging in the Amazon rain forest, Brazil on Saturday began a hastily planned military operation to battle the blazes and generate [...]

Brazil Plans to Mobilize the Military to Fight Fires in the Amazon

RIO DE JANEIRO — Facing global scorn over environmental policies that have contributed to a rash of fires in the Amazon, President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil said Friday that he was planning to send the military to contain the blazes. After [...]

Amazon Fires Prompt Alarm in Europe, and Anger at Brazil’s Government

LONDON — European leaders have reacted with growing fear and anger to the fires ravaging Brazil’s rain forest, calling it a worldwide crisis that is accelerating global warming — and one that Brazil’s leader appears unwilling [...]

Amazon Rainforest Fires: What to Know

The hashtag #PrayForAmazonas was the top trending topic in the world on Twitter on Wednesday, as images of a rain forest on fire spread across the internet. Here is what we know so far about the fires raging in the Amazon. How widespread [...]

North Korea Fires Short-Range Missiles, Its 2nd Test in Less Than a Week

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Wednesday, the South Korean military said, the North’s second weapons test in less than a week. The missiles were launched from near [...]

South Korea fires warning shots at Russia military planes

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea says it has fired warning shots after Russian military planes entered South Korea’s airspace. South Korea’s Defense Ministry says multiple Russian military planes violated the South Korean airspace off [...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fires back at Trump: ‘You cannot accept that we don’t fear you’

President Trump’s comments Sunday prompted a furious response from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who tweeted at Mr. Trump, “you can’t conceive of an America that includes us.” Mr. President, the country I “come from,” & the [...]

North Korea Fires 2 Short-Range Ballistic Missiles, South’s Military Says

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles on Thursday, the South Korean military said, an escalation from the North’s most recent weapons test just five days earlier. The two missiles were launched [...]

North Korea Fires Two Short-Range Ballistic Missiles, South’s Military Says

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles on Thursday, the South Korean military said, an escalation from the North’s most recent weapons test just five days ago. The two missiles were launched [...]